Archive For: MMO

Spike VGA 2011 Roundup- Winners, Trailers, More!

Spike VGA 2011 Roundup- Winners, Trailers, More!

The Spike VGA 2011 awards aired last night. The show is almost always hit or miss, usually with a lame host cracking lame jokes, but this year there were a solid amount of world premiere game trailers (and Felicia Day!…
 
WAKFU- New Archipelago Nation Unveiled

WAKFU- New Archipelago Nation Unveiled

Square Enix has released some screens for the new nation Sufokia in its new MMORPG WAKFU.   From the press release:   “A lush, paradise-like archipelago, Sufokia is also very mysterious and dangerous.  Sufokia’s beautiful beaches are swarming with Albatrocious,…
 
League of Legends: New Champions and Skins

League of Legends: New Champions and Skins

Welcome new League of Legends Champions Talon and Riven.   Here’s a bunch of cool new media for League of Legends.  Check out some splash screens of new Champion Talon, a teaser comic for new Champion Riven, and artwork and…
 
A Guide To Gaming Conventions

A Guide To Gaming Conventions

Gaming conventions are a great way to meet new people, hang out with old friends, and get the inside scoop on all things related to the gaming industry. They are used for networking, promoting, and just having an all around…
 
Casual Games: A Hardcore Gamer’s Perspective

Casual Games: A Hardcore Gamer’s Perspective

I’ve spent a rather alarming amount of time lately with a couple casual games that scratch the same itch for me. I’ve talked briefly about Recettear, the RPG where you run an item store. I ended up taking the smart…
 
Get On My Level: Chris “PWNdarz” Li Interview

Get On My Level: Chris “PWNdarz” Li Interview

You’ve seen them play, and sometimes awkwardly answer questions after tournament matches during stream interviews, but how much do you really know about League of Legends’ top players? Team Complexity (coL) is not as well known as SoloMid or CLG,…
 
League of Legends: The Existance of (ELO) Hell

League of Legends: The Existance of (ELO) Hell

Though I’ve been playing League of Legends for about a year now, I got a late start in the ranked scene. Through a series of unfortunate events, I found myself at an abysmally low 1k ELO (the rating system for…
 
The Socialness of Gaming: An Evolutionary Perspective of the MMO

The Socialness of Gaming: An Evolutionary Perspective of the MMO

The entirety of human existence has been a social experiment. It started with the development of language to help facilitate the exchange of ideas, grow communities and eventually, cities. In the most recent chapter of this experiment, technology has brought…
 
Breaking: League of Legends Hacked?

Breaking: League of Legends Hacked?

So, I just finished my fourth or fifth game of League of Legends for today and I went back to the game lobby and started finding these messages: As of this writing, these messages are ongoing and are very childish…